August 08, 2016

Bunraku: Japanese Traditional Puppet Theatre Show

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  • The Japan Foundation Manila is bringing Bunraku, the traditional puppet theatre of Japan this August 16, Tuesday at the Cultural Center of the Philippines. This theatrical form is a blend of sung narrative, instrumental accompaniment and puppet drama dating back to the early Edo period (ca. 1600). Admission is all free on a first come first serve basis, so better come early at the venue to secure the best seat for you.

     

    Bunraku

     

    There will be performances and pieces from:

    NNGYOJORURI BUNRAKUZA

    ● Excerpt from “The Red-Hot Love of the Greengrocer’s Daughter”—The Fire Watch-Tower Scene

    TEATRONG MULAT NG PILIPINAS

    ● The Trial Among Animals

    ● The Song of Baylan

    Time slots will be:

    3:00 – 5:00 PM (Matinee) – 200 seats available

    8:00 – 10:00 PM (Soiree) – 300 seats available

    *Please note that both shows will follow the same format and have the same content.

    To reserve a seat, you can contact CCP (Tel. 832-3706) or JFM at email@jfmo.org.ph. Please indicate your name, number of tickets and specify if it’s for the 3pm or 8pm show. Unclaimed tickets 15 minutes prior to the show shall be relinquished to walk-in guests.

     

    What: PuppetXchange

    When: August 16, 2016, Tuesday

    Where: Cultural Center of the Philippines, 1307 Manila, Philippines

     

    Source: https://www.facebook.com/events/172916799789229/?active_tab=highlights

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